Yesterday Coldplay released the lyric video for their song written for the upcoming second installment in The Hunger Games movies. Catching Fire hits theaters on November 22, 2013.
The slow, sweeping ballad was written specifically for the film, which finds Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) adjusting to life as victors following the events of the Hunger Games. That is, until they are thrown back into the arena for the 75th annual games — the dreaded Quarter Quell.
~ via THR’s Heat Vision
Contributor Mary points out the song is more a “poem with music” that hints at the growing unrest in the fictional setting of Panem. The video alone is worth the watch. It gives nod to existing mythology, Atlas being one of the “primordial Titans” who held the world upon his shoulders. The imagery also provides subtle cues toward myths that are woven into the heroic journey of Katniss Everdeen.
Tricia Barr took her understanding of brand management and marketing, mixed it with a love of genre storytelling, and added a dash of social media flare to create FANgirl Blog, where she discusses Star Wars, fandom, and strong female characters. She also writes about Star Wars for Random House’s science fiction and fantasy blog Suvudu.com and Star Wars Insider magazine and is a contributor for Her Universe’s Year of the Fangirl.
Tricia is putting the finishing touches on her first novel, Wynde – a military science fiction with a fantastical twist that features heroines Vespa Wynde and Gemini Reed. For excerpts and tales of her adventures in creating a fictional universe, hop over to TriciaBarr.com.
Tricia Barr's novel, Wynde, won the 2014 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Ebook. She was also part of Silence in the Library's successful all-female creator science fiction and fantasy anthology Athena's Daughters, which is available now. For excerpts and tales of her adventures in creating a fictional universe, hop over to TriciaBarr.com.
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